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The best prices from London to New York are usually found in March or February, booked 60 days in advance, depart on a Thursday or Wednesday and return on a Monday

How to find the cheapest flight from
London (LON) to New York (NYC)

All the information you need to plan the best LON to NYC flight in 2021: compare London to New York flight prices with the expected peak season, weather and rainfall in New York.
LON - NYC
Price
£247 - £421
NYC
Temperature
6 - 30 °C
NYC
Precipitation
65 - 130 mm

Popular in

July

High demand for flights, 28% potential price rise

Cheapest in

March

Best time to find cheap flights, 19% potential price drop

Round-trip from

£247

From London to New York

One-way from

£74

One-way flight from London to New York

Flight route prices based on searches on Cheapflights within the last 3 days, monthly prices based on aggregated historical data.
What is the cheapest day to fly return from London to New York?

Departing on a Wednesday is a good option for securing a great price. You can expect to save up to 10% when planning your travel around this day of the week.

How far in advance should I book a flight from London to New York?

Users have found that booking a flight from London to New York at least 61 days early can save you up to 50% on average compared to booking a flight this week. If booking 61 days before your flight isn’t an option for you, users have found flights from London to New York for as little as £360 when booking for a departure date within the next two weeks. You can also check prices now. Some users have found airline tickets as low as £442 for flights departing within the next 3 days.

What is the cheapest month to fly from London to New York?

Flights from London to New York lean towards being more expensive in July. Prices are generally better when you fly from London to New York in March, with the cheapest ticket starting at £223.

When is the cheapest time to fly from London to New York (LON - NYC)?

It’s typically best to fly out from London to New York in the evening. Doing so could potentially save you 5% on the flight price compared to flying in the morning, which is usually more expensive.

Cheap flights from London to New York in July, August 2021

The best prices found for LON to NYC flights in July, August
8 Aug - 19 Sep
£225pp
LHR
London Heathrow
TAP AIR PORTUGAL
 
1 STOP
EWR
Newark
EWR
Newark
TAP AIR PORTUGAL
 
1 STOP
LHR
London Heathrow
3 Aug - 30 Aug
£226pp
LHR
London Heathrow
TAP AIR PORTUGAL
 
1 STOP
EWR
Newark
EWR
Newark
TAP AIR PORTUGAL
 
1 STOP
LHR
London Heathrow
31 Jul - 20 Aug
£227pp
LHR
London Heathrow
TAP AIR PORTUGAL
 
1 STOP
EWR
Newark
EWR
Newark
TAP AIR PORTUGAL
 
1 STOP
LHR
London Heathrow

London to New York 2021 flight deals

Cheap flights to New York from London found for this year
12 Nov - 17 Nov
£222pp
LGW
London Gatwick
TAP AIR PORTUGAL
 
1 STOP
EWR
Newark
EWR
Newark
TAP AIR PORTUGAL
 
1 STOP
LGW
London Gatwick
11 Nov - 15 Nov
£224pp
LGW
London Gatwick
TAP AIR PORTUGAL
 
1 STOP
EWR
Newark
EWR
Newark
TAP AIR PORTUGAL
 
1 STOP
LGW
London Gatwick
8 Aug - 19 Sep
£225pp
LHR
London Heathrow
TAP AIR PORTUGAL
 
1 STOP
EWR
Newark
EWR
Newark
TAP AIR PORTUGAL
 
1 STOP
LHR
London Heathrow

Direct flights to New York from London

Save time with London to New York direct flight deals
16 Nov - 23 Nov
£289pp
LGW
London Gatwick
JetBlue
Direct
JFK
New York John F Kennedy Intl
JFK
New York John F Kennedy Intl
JetBlue
Direct
LGW
London Gatwick
27 Oct - 1 Nov
£290pp
LGW
London Gatwick
JetBlue
Direct
JFK
New York John F Kennedy Intl
JFK
New York John F Kennedy Intl
JetBlue
Direct
LGW
London Gatwick
6 Oct - 14 Oct
£290pp
LGW
London Gatwick
JetBlue
Direct
JFK
New York John F Kennedy Intl
JFK
New York John F Kennedy Intl
JetBlue
Direct
LGW
London Gatwick

Last-minute flights from London to New York

Late deals on return flights to New York from London, departing today and this week
8 Aug - 19 Sep
£225pp
LHR
London Heathrow
TAP AIR PORTUGAL
 
1 STOP
EWR
Newark
EWR
Newark
TAP AIR PORTUGAL
 
1 STOP
LHR
London Heathrow
3 Aug - 30 Aug
£226pp
LHR
London Heathrow
TAP AIR PORTUGAL
 
1 STOP
EWR
Newark
EWR
Newark
TAP AIR PORTUGAL
 
1 STOP
LHR
London Heathrow
3 Aug - 30 Aug
£228pp
LHR
London Heathrow
TAP AIR PORTUGAL
 
1 STOP
EWR
Newark
EWR
Newark
TAP AIR PORTUGAL
 
1 STOP
LHR
London Heathrow

One-way flights to New York from London

The cheapest one-way flights from London to New York
05:35 - 08:30
British Airways
Direct
7h 55m
LHR - JFK
British Airways
£75
Netflights
14:45 - 16:15
Bus
3 stops
54h 30m
LHR - JFK
Bus
£169
Combigo
08:10 - 13:45
Multiple Airlines
1 stop
34h 35m
LGW - JFK
Multiple Airlines

Related info for your journey

Useful info, stats and facts about <span class="emphasized">London</span> to <span class="emphasized">New York</span> flights.

Flight FAQs

From London to New York

Book a London to New York flight and the Big Apple is yours for the taking. This iconic American city has three airport hubs. There’s John F Kennedy International Airport (JFK) and La Guardia Airport (LGA) in NYC itself, plus Newark (EWR) across the river in New Jersey. Wherever you start from, you’ve got a long list of must-dos. Visit New York City in December and do your Christmas shopping in Macy’s and Bloomingdale’s. Visit in summer and sit down to an open-air concert in Central Park. While you’re in town, tick off Times Square, climb the Empire State Building and snap a photo of the Statue of Liberty. We weren’t joking when we said it was a long list…

Which airlines flying from London to New York have flexible cancellations due to COVID-19?

Due to the rapidly changing circumstances due to COVID-19, airlines like British Airways, Virgin Atlantic, and United Airlines flying from London to New York have implemented new flexible cancellation policies.

Are flight prices decreasing from London to New York due to COVID-19 (coronavirus)?

At this time, Cheapflights has noticed price decreases for many domestic flights due to COVID-19. Travel is not necessarily recommended at this time, and flights may be prone to cancellation: please check with local authorities in both London and New York for travel alerts, and be sure to review the airline's cancellation policy and travel advisories before booking. For more information, please view our post on what to know about COVID-19 (coronavirus) and travel.

Can I find flights from London to New York for under £288 on Cheapflights?

Yes, there are multiple flights from London to New York for under £288. The cheapest flight booked recently is on TAP AIR PORTUGAL for just £222, but on average you can expect to pay £228.

Are there direct flights from London to New York for under £360 on Cheapflights?

Cheapflights has 20 direct flights from London to New York under £360. A good price for a direct flight from London to New York is less than £301.

Are there last-minute flights available from London to New York for under £288?

There are currently 20+ open flights from London to New York within the next 7 days for less than £288.

What days are direct flights available from London to New York?

Days when direct flights are available for this flight are: Thursday, Friday, Saturday.

How many flights depart from London to New York on average per day?

8 flight departures from London to New York per day on average.
Afternoon (Midday - 6pm) - 50% of flight departures
Evening (6pm - Midnight) - 50% of flight departures

Is London weather warmer or cooler than New York?

We forecast the temperature to be around the 30 °Cs in July, on average. The temperature in New York is generally hotter than in London. Book flights in a timely manner in correlation to your departure date.

How long is the flight from London to New York?

If you’re taking a London to New York flight you’re looking at an average journey time of just over 8 hours. Bear in mind that duration will be longer if you choose an indirect flight with stop-offs on the way. To exclude these from your results, check the ‘direct flights only’ box in the search box filters.

Which airlines operate flights from London to New York?

Well-known airlines that run London to New York flights include British Airways, Virgin Atlantic and KLM, although there are plenty more. If you’re looking for specific flights from London to New York, use the search function at the top of this page to compare departure times for different operators.

How frequent are flights between London and New York?

You’ll have no problem finding a flight from London to New York as there are multiple departures a day. Just remember you’ll need to factor in the time difference when you arrive, as London is five hours ahead of New York.

Which airports serve London and New York?

You can book a flight to New York from London Gatwick, London Luton, Heathrow, Stansted and London City airports.

Which direct flight route between London and New York is cheapest?

The cheapest route between London and New York is flying from London Heathrow Airport to New York John F Kennedy, although prices can vary so it’s always worth comparing departure airports. Also bear in mind things like costs for transport at either end of your trip, as well as in your destination. To get the lowest prices on London to New York flights, use the filters beneath the search box to narrow your results.

What is there to do in New York?

In short, a lot. London to New York flights serve up the kind of sightseeing opportunities that most cities can only aspire to. Manhattan is the star attraction, and the place to head to if the Empire State Building, Central Park and Times Square are on your to-do list. But there are four more boroughs to explore if you truly want to get a feel for the place, so save some time for the Bronx, Queens, Brooklyn, and Staten Island, too. Weather-wise, New York winters are cold, so you’ll want to pack your warmest clothes if you’re visiting between Thanksgiving in November and the start of April. If you’d prefer to pack your summer wardrobe, book a London to New York flight between May and October instead. If you’re trying to find a cheap flight from London to New York, use the Search Flights function at the top of this page.

How long does is the flight from London to New York?

For as low as £290, JetBlue can have you in New York from London in 8h 33m. The distance between London and New York is about 3461 mi. Both multi-stop and direct flights can be found to your destination and back.

What is the cheapest airline to fly from London to New York return?

Our cheapest airline available from London to New York is TAP AIR PORTUGAL. Our recent data shows that you can find tickets from as low as £222 on this airline. This flight start at 27% lower than the current average price 3 months from now.

What are the cheapest airlines to fly from London to New York one-way?

One-way options have recently been found by users for as low as £26 on British Airways. Another option is Bus, who have fights from £169.

Destination information for New York

Things to know before you go - useful duration and weather info for your trip from London to New York.
Today's exchange rate
£1 = $1.39
Flight duration
7h 56m
Average temperature for July in New York
30.0 °C
Avg rainfall for July in New York
112.0 mm

Airports servicing London

Gatwick (LGW)
City (LCY)
Stansted (STN)
Luton (LTN)
Southend (SEN)

Airports servicing New York

Newark Intl (EWR)
La Guardia (LGA)
New York Skyports SPB (NYS)

Top 10 airlines flying from London to New York

The chart below displays the airlines Cheapflights users travelling from London to New York choose most often. Cheapest and average prices are based on aggregated data from the past 12 months.
Airline Cheapest Average Flexibility On-time COVID-19 safety
WOW air
£339 £453 No cancel fee N/A

We couldn't confirm the COVID-19 safety measures taken by WOW air. Please check directly on their website for additional information.

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Brussels Airlines
£322 £462 No cancel fee N/A
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Air Canada
£269 £531 No cancel fee 67%
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Air Belgium
£339 £539 No cancel fee N/A

We couldn't confirm the COVID-19 safety measures taken by Air Belgium. Please check directly on their website for additional information.

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Air Europa
£333 £559 No cancel fee 83%
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Ukraine International Airlines
£376 £659 No cancel fee 81%
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TAP AIR PORTUGAL
£353 £664 No cancel fee N/A
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SAS
£445 £696 No cancel fee 77%
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Alitalia
£447 £700 No cancel fee 81%
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WestJet
£527 £720 No cancel fee 60%
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Hourly flight availability from London to New York

See what time of day planes typically take off from London towards New York.
Morning 6 AM to midday 59% of LON to NYC departures
Afternoon Midday to 6 PM 40% of LON to NYC departures
Early morning Midnight to 6 AM 1% of LON to NYC departures
Evening 6 PM to midnight 0% of LON to NYC departures
Midnight
6 AM
Noon
6 PM
Weekly flight availability
from London to New York
See how many times per day planes take to the skies headed from London to New York.
Sunday
41 daily flights
Monday
47 daily flights
Tuesday
47 daily flights
Wednesday
43 daily flights
Thursday
46 daily flights
Friday
38 daily flights
Saturday
43 daily flights
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